From Bench to Bedside: Screening FDA-Approved Drugs for Immediate Use in Treating Patients

Moving groundbreaking science from the laboratory bench to the clinic so that it can have an immediate benefit to the patient is how you’re helping make progress in the fight against kids’ cancer. Members of Dr. Nick Foreman’s lab, Andrew Donson and Vladimir Amani, have systematically created drug sensitivity profiles on cell lines from major pediatric…


MAF News – November 2018

  The November 2018 edition of The Morgan Adams Foundation Newsletter is available by clicking here. This issue talks about exciting advancements in screening FDA-approved drugs for immediate use in patient treatment, an update on the Childhood Cancer License Plate, information about upcoming events and fundraisers to support kids’ cancer research, and more!


Twenty years ago…

November 7, 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Morgan Adams, in whose honor our organization is named.  Funding for pediatric cancer research remains a critical issue. We cannot support the work to save the lives of our kiddos without YOU. On this day and EVERY DAY, we are incredibly grateful for the…


North Denver Kids Raise More than $8000 in Honor of Beloved Friend

We are overwhelmed by the generosity and hard work of the Mile High 5, a group of kids from Denver North High School and Skinner Middle School who raised more than $8000 through the Mile High 5 Race and Fun Run in May! The race was held honor and memory of their friend Cooper for the second year in a row….


Happy Halloween!

Halloween is that one time of year where imaginations run wild and kids can be anything they want. Check out how some of our Ambassadors are celebrating! Kaden and his sister Kayla at the Colorado Avalanche’s Halloween Party: The Hulk (aka Kian) and his kitty cat sister Mary Kate: Alice as Wonder Woman: Levi and…


Childhood Cancer Awareness on 9NEWS

As part of Childhood Cancer Awareness month, every Tuesday during September on 9NEWS Mornings, reporter Liz Kotalik shared stories of Colorado children facing cancer and some of the local organizations helping them. The series highlighted the devastation that comes with a cancer diagnosis, the lack of funding for research, and the great work being done…


September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time to acknowledge the thousands of children and their families who are dealing with a cancer diagnosis, raise awareness about the reality of childhood cancer, and emphasize the importance of research. The Morgan Adams Foundation is proud to have partnered with Children’s Hospital Colorado and other renowned research…


2018 Race Against Kids’ Cancer raises more than $220,000 for pediatric cancer research!

  We Didn’t Just “GO BIG” in 2018, We Went HUGE! On every level, the 2018 Race Against Kids’ Cancer was a HUGE success!  In addition to a great week-end of vintage racing, Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing achieved some amazing results!  Here are just a few of the highlights from this year’s event: Our biggest…


International collaboration enables MAF researchers to apply for grant worth $9.6 million

Nick Foreman, MD, the Seebaum-Tschetter Chair of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at Children’s Hospital Colorado, has been leading the way in moving groundbreaking kids’ cancer research from the lab to the clinic in Colorado for more than two decades.  Dr. Foreman’s prescient decision to collect and store tumor samples means the Morgan Adams Foundation Pediatric Brain Tumor…


Cure Childhood Cancer License Plate

Gabriel Santistevan is a 14-year-old brain tumor survivor from Aurora, Colorado who has spent the last 12 months working to complete the steps necessary to create a childhood cancer awareness special license plate, including acquiring more than 8,000 petition signatures and testifying at a handful of committee hearings in the Colorado Senate and House of…